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CSPAN
Nov 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
replenish a libraries. as a matter of fact due to hurricane sandy we have a website and working with partners to raise funds to purchase to replacements in the new jersey area. >> have you moved into the world of the e-book get? >> not yet. we have been exploring and do not discourage it. may schools and children research most have not had access to the piece of equipment and sell we have been lucky at how can we provoke that? because frankly in addition to wanting children to have books in being gauge read know it is a great way to do that for many children. i a note he does not want to look back in 10 years. we want to make sure that children were starving to have the opportunity to learn how to use the e-book and what it can mean to them. we know our friends at first book working on that and i cannot think maybe in a year or two we will do that project together. >> we are working on a digital platform so we can breathe up the limitations. if anyone is confused if there is a divide, i will reassure there is a terrible gap in the country. 32%, not a misstatement, 42% are from low-in
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2012 5:30pm EST
fact, right now in response to hurricane sandy's devastation we've got a web site up, and we're working with partners to, um, raise funds to purchase terrific replacements for libraries in the new york and new jersey area. >> host: carol rasco, have you moved into the e-book world at all? >> guest: well, not in a big way yet. but we have certainly been exploring it, and we don't discourage it. many of the schools and children we serve most have not had access to the, you know, the piece of equipment. and so we have been looking at how can we promote that, because very frankly, in addition to wanting children to have books and get them engaged -- and we know that the e-book is great way to do that for many children -- i above all do not want to look back ten years from now and say, oh, my goodness, we let another digital divide occur. we want to make sure that the children we're serving have the opportunity to learn how to use the e-book and what is there and what it can mean to them. so we know our friends at first book are working on that kind of thing, and i can't help but think in an
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